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Key indices set new peaks, Nifty at 4000; Sensex at 13,857

Key indices on Friday charged ahead, with the National Stock Exchange index Nifty reaching an all-time intra-day high of over 4,000 points and the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex at 13,857.

india Updated: Dec 02, 2006 10:44 IST

Key indices on Friday charged ahead, with the National Stock Exchange index Nifty reaching an all-time intra-day high of over 4,000 points and the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex at 13,857.

The BSE Sensex ended higher by 148.47 points at 13,844.78 on frantic buying by funds led by shares of capital goods, auto and banking segments.

In similar fashion, NSE index Nifty closed higher by 43.10 points at 3,997.60, after touching a record intra-day high of 4,001.30 just before the closing bell.

The major support to the bourses came in from heavyweight stocks such as Reliance Industries, Infosys, Tata Motors, Hero Honda, Maruti Udyog, Motors, Bajaj Auto, State Bank of India and ICICI Bank.